Dave Lifton, who writes for both Ultimate Classic Rock and Diffuser, is a podcaster and author of several books. A native of New York, he now lives in Chicago, where he's usually staring out at Lake Michigan from his apartment or getting into arguments with Bears fans. Also, he likes Bruce Springsteen and pulled pork sandwiches.
The Dead Daisies Announce ‘Dirty Dozen’ North America Tour
In August, the Dead Daisies will embark on their first tour of North America as a headliner.
Opprobrium Denies Sending Metallica Cease-and-Desist Letter for ‘Moth Into Flame’
Metallica received a cease-and-desist letter claiming they ripped off a song by Opprobrium, but the death metal band said it wasn't from them.
John Geils of J. Geils Band Dies
J. Geils was found dead in his home in Groton, Mass., at the age of 71.
The Night AC/DC, Cheap Trick and Michael Schenker Group Members Formed a Supergroup: Exclu…
Ultimate Classic Rock is proud to premiere an excerpt from former Michael Schenker Group bassist Chris Glen's memoir.
Inside the Beatles’ Lost ‘Sgt. Pepper’-Era Track ‘Carnival of Light’
This song, recorded during the 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' sessions, is a holy grail of sorts for Beatles fans.
Elton John Issuing Expanded Version of ’11-17-70′ for Record Store Day
'11-17-70+' adds six previously unreleased songs and the first vinyl appearance of 'Amoreena.'
Nile Rodgers Says Chic Were Influenced by Journey and Kiss
The Chic guitarist spoke about the rock bands that influenced him in his early days.
Watch Mick Fleetwood and Sammy Hagar Talk About the ‘Luck’ of Fleetwood Mac
The upcoming episode of Sammy Hagar's 'Rock & Roll Road Trip' features him talking to Mick Fleetwood about his career.
Mountain Jam Announces Daily Lineup, Single Day Tickets on Sale
Mountain Jam has revealed for the complete lineup for all three of its days.
Ringo Starr Raves About the Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ 50th Anniversary Edition
Ringo Starr is thrilled with the remastered sound of the upcoming 50th anniversary edition of the Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.'
The Beatles Reportedly Correcting ‘A Truly Terrible Mistake’ With Expanded ‘Sgt. Pepper’ R…
Reports say the Beatles will be adding two songs to a 50th anniversary edition of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.'
Joe Walsh to Perform Concert During Weekend Tour of Elvis Presley’s Graceland
A new tour package of Elvis Presley's home includes an intimate acoustic performance by Joe Walsh.